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Matthew Wrather OTI Staff on Episode 197: Birth of a Rhythm Nation

No my first name ain’t “you guys”
It’s Theory… Mr. For Turntables if you’re nasty.

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Stokes OTI Staff on Episode 197: Birth of a Rhythm Nation

p.s. re: you guys’s notion that “Nasty” is a reaction to street harassment that’s somehow preferable to the current… more

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Stokes OTI Staff on Episode 197: Birth of a Rhythm Nation

I’m just going to leave this here, because it’s awesome:

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Pad Gam on Episode 196: The Drum is The Instrument of Love

the thing about compression, is, it’s incredibly wearing on the ears after a few minutes, something you may wish… more

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Stokes OTI Staff on The Nicholas Sparks Guide to Romance

As to whether the setting is a virtue in Sparks… nnyyyeeemaybe?

Most of the films don’t create any real sense… more

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Stokes OTI Staff on The Nicholas Sparks Guide to Romance

So Cape Fear, just top of my head, but you make a good point. It would be interesting to see if Sparks’s… more

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Tulse on The Nicholas Sparks Guide to Romance

Thanks for taking one for the team, guys.

While all the snark is fun, I was struck by this:

60% of… more

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jmasoncooper on X-Files and the Gnostic Turn

Thank you to both of you @Stokes and @Fenzel. I like the differentiation you shared. Bigger/more-mind-blowing =… more

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Peter Fenzel OTI Staff on X-Files and the Gnostic Turn

Yeah, I’d characterize it as the difference between climax and anticlimax, both of which can be done well or poorly.

For… more

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Stokes OTI Staff on X-Files and the Gnostic Turn

Yeah, spy shows have a tendency to do this. (Alias is another good example.) I don’t think gnostic plots… more

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